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City of London (Union of Parishes) Act 1907

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5 Union of parishes.U.K.

(1)On and after the appointed day the parishes and places specified in the schedule to this Act (in this Act called “the existing parishes”) shall for all purposes other than ecclesiastical or charitable purposes or purposes of income tax inhabited house duty or land tax be united and shall form one parish to be called “the parish of the city of London” and shall continue to form the City of London Poor Law Union.

(2)All property debts and liabilities of the existing parishes including all property held under any trust for any of the said parishes or the inhabitants or parishioners thereof (not being a trust for ecclesiastical or charitable purposes) shall become the property debts and liabilities of the parish of the city of London and in the case of property held in trust as aforesaid shall be held in trust for the same purpose as before the appointed day and the Common Council shall have power (when they so resolve) to nominate trustees for the purposes of this section:

Provided that such property has not been included in any scheme established under the authority of an Order in Council or a scheme of the Charity Commissioners or of the Board of Education and is not held upon a trust for ecclesiastical or charitable purposes.

(3)Nothing in this Act shall affect the ecclesiastical area boundaries or divisions of any parish or except as expressly provided by this Act shall prejudice vary or affect any right interest or jurisdiction in or over any property held for ecclesiastical or charitable purposes which now is applicable for the benefit of any of the existing parishes or the inhabitants thereof.

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F1Ss. 3, 4, 5 (4) (5), 6-10, 15 (3), 24, 28, 36 repealed by S.I. 1965/508

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C1Functions of Board of Education now exercisable by Secretary of State for Education and Science: Education Act 1944 (c. 31), s. 2 and S.I. 1964/490

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